The fourth Explorer ship, the Le Dumont d'Urville, boasts the elegant interiors, spacious cabins and refined public areas which form
Each of the 92 cabins are well-appointed, generously sized at no less than 19 m² and as large as 45 m², and feature their own private balcony so guests can enjoy the views in peace and comfort.
The Dumont d'Urville has been designed from top to bottom using state-of-the-art green technology and facilities including a counter-current swimming pool, adjustable marina and the innovative Blue Eye lounge.
True to the French way of life, Ponant's chefs strive for culinary excellence with each sumptuous meal they serve. Seating all guests at once, the panoramic restaurant is where your main dining onboard takes place, where a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses can be enjoyed outside if you wish. Dine lightly with a choice of meats, salads and desserts at the ship's 70-guest grill.
Many of the enriching activities and events onboard will take place in the 200m² panoramic lounge during the day or evening, along with plenty of chance to socialise and share time with guests.
Equipped with the latest sound and lighting technology and an LED wall for background stage projections, enjoy fantastic shows and entertainment in the ship's 188-guest theatre.
The sun deck at the rear of the ship offers guests a counter-current swimming pool, a solarium and an outdoor bar and lounge with sofas and armchairs.
Unique to Ponant's Explorer ships, delve underwater in the multi-sensory Blue Eye lounge where guests can observe the sea world from the comfort of the ship.
A hydraulic marina can switch between three forms to allow for easy boarding, Zodiac use and sea access for swimming and other complimentary watersports.